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MEF Offering

2021-22 Ministerial Education Funds (MEF)

The Ministerial Education Fund supports a fundamental part of the connectional ministry of the United Methodist Church. .

Ministerial Education Funds (MEF) will be made available to all certified candidates who are attending seminary. Local Pastors in Course of Study Schools may receive scholarship assistance from MEF, as can persons attending the Licensing School. MEF funds may also be used to provide scholarship assistance to local pastors and deacons, licensed by the Board of Ordained Ministry, who are enrolled in an ACPE-approved CPE program. 

Distribution of MEF receipts is 90% for students and 10% for continuing education.

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Churches may continue to donate through the VANCO website.